Senior Accountant, Indigenous Services

Fort St. John, BC, CA, Chetwynd, BC, CA, Prince George, BC, CA, Quesnel, BC, CA, Vanderhoof, BC, CA
Customized rewards programs that focus on flexibility and work-life integration
16 Mar 2023
16 Apr 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Fort St. John, BC, CA, Chetwynd, BC, CA, Prince George, BC, CA, Quesnel, BC, CA, Vanderhoof, BC, CA, Terrace, BC, CA, Williams Lake, BC, CA, Vernon, BC, CA, Kelowna, BC, CA, Kamloops, BC, CA, Victoria, BC, CA, Duncan, BC, CA,Courtenay, BC, CA, Campbell River, BC, CA, Vancouver, BC, CA, Surrey, BC, CA, Langley, BC, CA, Port Moody, BC, CA, Maple Ridge, BC, CA, Chilliwack, BC, CA, Abbotsford, BC, CA, Nanaimo, BC, CA

Job Details


Inspirational, innovative and entrepreneurial - this is how we describe our empowered teams. Combine your passion with purpose and join a culture that is thriving in the face of change.

Make an impact with our Assurance and Accounting team as a Senior Accountant, Indigenous Services. This diverse team of professionals works with more than 250 Indigenous peoples, groups and organizations across Canada and shares a passion for learning and understanding their history, culture and contributions to our country. As a trusted advisor, you’ll provide expertise to empower Indigenous communities, organizations, businesses and individuals in navigating a dynamic social, political and economic environment. This is a hybrid position with regular travel to various First Nations communities in BC.

MNP is proudly Canadian. Providing business strategies and solutions, we are a leading national accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to our core, our talented team members transcend obstacles into opportunities and are successfully transforming mid-market business practices.


  • Conduct compilation, review, audit, bookkeeping and tax engagements
  • Set-up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses; manage multiple files simultaneously and conduct inventory counts
  • Perform accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital asset acquisition and disposition and payroll walk-through with clients
  • Summarize clients’ current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other relevant reports
  • Conduct feasibility studies, valuation of business opportunity as well as strategic planning
  • Assisting indigenous communities in various business ventures (i.e real estate)
  • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Establish charts of accounts and prepare entries for posting to accounts
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentation outlining engagement findings, facts and highlights
  • Develop effective relationships and maintain existing relationship with clients while coaching and mentoring junior team members
  • Participate in business development initiatives and identify new business opportunities
  • Maintain flexibility to travel and to attend community events outside of regular office hours, as necessary

Skills and Experience

  • CPA designation
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant public accounting experience
  • Experience working with First Nations Communities is considered an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software
  • Understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles


More than a paycheque, MNP is proud to offer customized rewards for our team members. With a focus on health and wealth, we provide an extensive list of benefits that support our unique culture and foster work-life integration.

Our MyRewards@MNP program offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside of the office. Be rewarded with generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, voluntary savings products, bonus program eligibility, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, mental health resources, exclusive access to perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible ‘Dress For Your Day’ environment and more!

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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